The tale of Murasaki

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Chatto & Windus, 2000 - Fiction - 426 pages
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Dalby's prose is excellent, and the vocabulary lush. - Goodreads
The writing is a writer's dream come true. - Goodreads
I just think that the pacing and writing are off. - Goodreads
A little too long perhaps, but still a page turner. - Goodreads

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Review: The Tale of Murasaki

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

I can't decide whether to give this two or three stars. It's not a bad book, really, it's very interesting. I just think that the pacing and writing are off. The first half of the book moves ... Read full review

Contents

Chifuru Chifuru
13
Night of the Hazy Moon Oboroiukiyo
27
Ruri Blue Like Lapis Lazuli Ruri
44
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About the author (2000)

Dably (popular author of Geisha and Tale of Murasaki) vividly recreates kimono and those who wore them through the centuries, exploring Japanese culture as well.

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